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Bear Valley

  This is my favorite mountain. Lots of diamonds and double diamonds. You can have so much fun here you never get bored. Says Ben.

Lots of really great runs, too many to name. I go here as often as I have a chance. Says Jake.

Having such a sizeable skiable area, 1,280 acres in all you won't run out of skiing land. The yearly snowfall is heavier than average at this ski mountain. Bear Valley has an average ratio of difficult ski runs and an average share
    of green and blue ski slopes. Having a grand total of 67 slopes to ski on; there's a delightful array to suit everyone. There are 11 lifts here, and they are enjoyable to hitch a ride with. Given that you're on this net page you are
most likely into skiing or snowboarding, either way, this is a vicinity with a heap of locations for that. The wonderful snow here turns genuinely deep, 30 feet yearly, and that is one of the finest features of this ski mountain. The 1,900 feet of elevation difference is not that bad; it's enough to get some decent time on the ski trails between lifts. Getting a good workout and getting out of the house for a while will make you feel good. Bear Valley has  
an ok variety of ski slopes and enough different ski lifts to serve them all. This is a regular size ski resort having a roughly average height difference when compared to other west coast ski mountains. The snowboarding and the skiing in this part of the country is so much fun all winter season long. There arenít any accommodations nearby, but if you're willing to voyage a small distance then no problem, but you'd better reserve in advance of a trip as these accommodations fill up fast. The California mountains during snow season are something you canít leave out in the event that you're keen on snowboarding and skiing. The mountains of the Northern Sierra Nevada give this ski resort a very great landscape. Please refer to the trailmap of Bear Valley on this net page for information. The Northern Sierra Nevada in winter is a very great place if you enjoy snowboarding and skiing. This ski area has a good variety of ski slopes; it's out of the question to get bored here. The natural splendor of the California summits and the especially good runs have ski folks coming from near and far.



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 Ski Areas Near Bear Valley ski area:
Kirkwood, California , 10 miles away
   2000 foot drop, 15 lifts, 65 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   15% Beginner
Sierra at Tahoe, California , 17 miles away
   2212 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Dodge Ridge, California , 17 miles away
   1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 59 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   40% Beginner
Heavenly, California , 25 miles away
   3500 foot drop, 31 lifts, 94 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Homewood, California , 33 miles away
   1650 foot drop, 8 lifts, 56 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   15% Beginner
Granlibakken, California , 37 miles away
   300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 1 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   75% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Alpine Meadows, California , 39 miles away
   1802 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Squaw Valley, California , 40 miles away
   2850 foot drop, 33 lifts, 177 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
Diamond Peak, Nevada , 42 miles away
   1840 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
   36% Expert & Adv.
   46% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
Northstar at Tahoe, California , 42 miles away
   2280 foot drop, 17 lifts, 70 runs
   25% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   25% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Bear Valley ski area:
Mokelumne River - North Fork, Alpine / Amador / Calaveras County , 10 miles away, Class V+ - 24.9 miles long (Route 4 Bridge to Salt Springs Reservoir)
Stanislaus River - North Fork, Calaveras / Tuolumne County , 17 miles away, Class III-V - 3 miles long (Board's Crossing to Calaveras Big Trees)
Stanislaus River - South Fork, Tuolumne County , 17 miles away, Class IV-V - 4 miles long (Highway 108 Bridge to Lyons Reservoir)
 Trails Near Bear Valley ski area:
Emigrant Trail, Alpine , 2 miles away, 1.2 hiking miles, 463 feet elevation difference
Charity Valley Trail, Alpine , 15 miles away, 4.5 hiking miles, 2275 feet elevation difference
Hawley Grade Trail, El Dorado , 17 miles away, 1.8 hiking miles, 920 feet elevation difference
 National Parks Near Bear Valley ski area:
Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA , 56 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Bear Valley ski area:
Tahoe Paradise Golf Course, South Lake Tahoe , 20 miles away
Lake Tahoe Golf Course, South Lake Tahoe , 20 miles away

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